Case Study: How Mike earned an extra $6,065 in 8 weeks

A classic line from people starting to try to earn money on the side: "I had a lot of people that were interested, then they would disappear and never take me up on my proposal." Some people have tried freelancing on their own, but can’t figure out how to turn their sometimes impressive technical skills into actual paychecks. Most ...

Ask Ramit: “What if I’m a job hopper?” video

“What should I do if I’m a job hopper?” This is one of the top questions I received in over 30,000 data points I collected for the Find Your Dream Job course. In fact, I got it so many times that I decided to put together a video answering it, plus: How top performers approach job hopping What ...

How to Buy a Car (The Ramit Way)

Matthew from Overland Park, KS, asks: “I have a car that I've been making payments on for a little over a year and I want to get something else. Is it a good idea to trade it in when making another purchase?” [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR_Zrq5dPbs[/embed] Matthew: You are what’s wrong with America! ...

Video: Should you contribute to your 401(k) if your employer doesn’t match contributions?

Got a video Q&A for you today. Farrell from San Diego asks: “If my employer doesn't match 401(k) contributions, should I still contribute to it? Is a Roth IRA a better option?” [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AMvunQVvjE[/embed] In essence, he is asking, “What should I do with my investment money?” Here are the ...

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What The Pros Know About Networking That You Don’t

When I was on the Today Show a couple years ago, I sat down to prep a few minutes before air time. About 45 seconds before we went live, Meredith Viera came onto set. She took one look at the topic sheet, then reached out to shake all of our hands. In the next 30 seconds, she asked a couple ...

How to use Natural Networking to connect with anyone — including the exact email scripts

How many of us have heard career experts telling us to “go out there and network”? yo What does that actually mean? They never seem to specify. So we end up going to 1 or 2 pointless networking events, which actually turn out to be a bunch of unemployed people looking for jobs, until we realize the pointlessness of random ...